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. we are live on the embarcadero of a local girl that will take center stage before the game. good morning. >> good morning, eric. jewel hanson is a country singer from fremont, and she will be singing the national anthem at the big game tonight. let's take a listen to her. ♪ she began her career at an early are age performing at church and local theater productions. in 1998 and 2004 she was a national finalnist the colgate country showdown. that's the world's largest country music talent search. and more recently in 2006 jewels was cast as a top ten finalist on nashville star season 4. that's with the host wynonna judd. she spoke about the difficulty of singing the national anthem. >> it's a huge range. you are going from -- it's a big range and if you don't have that range it gets scary. >> jewels has already performed the national anthem for the a's, the giants and the sharks, but her singing tonight is an even bigger deal. she, of course, will check off all the fun and excitement at five. but there's a lot of niners fun to be had before that on our sister tv, coffee tv 20. we
in northern ireland. the cities of san bruno and san francisco and local consumer group have been unable to reap a deal on how much the utility should pay for its negligence. and whether stockholders or ratepayers should foot the bill. consumer group says it should have had a role in picking a mediator. >>> officials check in on a 300 pound black bear refusing to come down from a tree in downtown placerville. it has been in the tree about 60 feet off the ground, sleeping and eating acorns. because it is near a preschool they need to be careful. >> the good news is it has posed zero threat to public safety, at this point, just hanging out the tree. >> locals and the town newspaper have come it to photograph the bear. trap was set up overnight and there's no word on whether that bear has been trapped in that trap. >>> more americans at risk. new trouble at lab at the center of the meningitis outbreak. >>> home sweet home, warriors show off waterfront property where they hope to be playing in few years. >>> local group forms early warning system. >>> cranberry cure. why scientists say popul
tonight the giants host the tigers in game one of the world series. baseball fans and local businesses are jazzed about the team's return to the series and money-making potential. amy hollyfield is live at at&t park with a preview. >> reporter: good morning. mayor ed lee has declared this san francisco giants pride week. it is not hard to find pride what is tough to find, tickets. you can find tickets on resale sites but get ready to pay about $275 for standing room only ticket. lower box seat close to $8,000. san francisco police are saying be careful, there are scams out there, scalpers will see this as an opportunity to make quick money. they say something like stub-hub is the safe way to go. >> everybody is thinking world series. right now over 10% of the traffic on our site is for world series tickets. >> it is illegal to buy tickets from a scalper and to sell tickets in the city and county of san francisco. >> reporter: this rain has kept the grounds crew super busy trying to protect the field. guess who they turned to for help? the a's. the head groundskeeper had to borrow the h
to the presidential race there are big state and local issues on the ballot. alameda county will hold a special drive outside the registrar's office. you have to reregister if you moved or changed your name since the last election. >>> record number of san francisco residents have registered to vote. 489,000, about 77% of city residents who are eligible to vote breaking the old record. >>> time for a look at the weather. what were conditions like when you came in? >> wet roads. i didn't get showers who is mike? >> it picks up when i go out of cal cut and started to come into the bay -- in the caldecott and started to come into the bay. golden gate bridge south out of marin where the heaviest rain is now in the north bay all that is going to slide south it is wet in a lot of areas. sue is covering a lot of accidents. you can see around san pablo, richmond across the richmond san rafael bridge,. there's more to the north as we look at last three hours this is going to be heavy north bay event through the morning while the rest of us will be dealing with showers and lighter rain until we get that cold f
with airport delays locally but that could change. a lot of dense fog around the bay area through oakland visibilities reduced to a quarter of a mile. elsewhere, southern california not bad, high pressure building in that is going to allow for a warm day today, also notice we are looking at a little cloudiness here. some of that in the north bay, that won't inhabit our warming. >>> your voice your vote. over three weeks until election day new poll shows president obama and mitt romney are nearly dead even that means the stakes are high in tomorrow night's second of three debates. the stage is being set at hofstra university in hempstead, new york. you can see crews getting the stage ready. the debate will be a town hall format. topics include foreign and domestic policy. undecided voters will be asking the questions. >> reporter: president obama and mitt romney are preparing for round two, tomorrow night's second debate with polls showing a tight race both know the stakes are enormous. according to a new poll out this morning, president obama leads mitt romney 49-46% among likely voters m
, city and county of san francisco and a local consumer group will file a formal letter of protest against what they are calling a backroom deal between the pg&e and puc. the group says the state puc chose mitchell without input or consent from any of the parties except pg&e. >>> this morning amtrak investigating another collision between a train and vehicle in the central valley. it happened after 8:00 last night, as the train left the station platform in ma dare . the people in the vehicle managed to get out before the train hit it. no word on how this accident happened. the same thing happened friday less than a mile north on the same tracks last week. >>> good news for giants' fans looks like second baseman scutaro will be able to play this afternoon. yesterday scutaro ran sprints and took batting practice after the team arrived in st. louis. monday he was taken out by matt holliday on a slide into second. scutaro suffered strained left hip and soreness in his left knee. first pitch today 1:07 p.m. our time. >>> i'm hearing something about storms possibly in that area fouling u
sentence in prison. >> police in vallejo are looking around who is stealing laughing gas from local dentists. first happened in october 18th when somebody broke into a lockbox and made off with a hundred pound drum of nitrous oxide. it's called laughing gas and used by dentists to calmer in vows patients but also a popular way to get high among teens and young adults. >> kristen: george mitchell is offering to withdraw from the san bruno settlement talks. san bruno council has cuesed them of a conflict of interest because they represented an insurance company involved in the negotiations. they say the california puc picked of him el to mediate without consulting them. >> eric: hurricane sandy is going through the caribbean leaving more than 30 deaths in its wake. you see the ominous skies as sandy approaches. by the time the storm reaches the u.s. it could be much more powerful. katie marzullo is in the storm track. >> reporter: some are calling it franken storm. it's very scary storm ahead of halloween as a category 2 hurricane. it has killed 21 people across the caribbean and 11 p
resolution last night calling for chevron to improve safety. hire more locals. and pay its fair share of taxes. this is more fallout after the august fire. toxic smoke from the fire sent 15,000 people to hospitals. chevron officials were not at last night's meeting. they expect more heat today from when occupy protesters plan to gather at 3:00 at the richmond bart station they will rally in washington park 4:30 then to the refind at 5:00. >>> apple's iphone 5 out -- michigan company tested three dozen cell phones for toxic chemicals including lead, mercury hazardous flame retardants and others iphone 5 finished fifth, samsung galaxy s3 finished 9th. we have links to the study on abc7news.com. >>> oracle's ceo ellison says he plans to turn hawaiian island he bought recently into an eco lab. he wants to experiment with more environmentally ways to live on lanai. he would like to see more electric cars on the island. he wants to increase fruit exports to japan and other markets. ellison bought a lot of lanai in june from billionaire david murdoch. the idea of more electric cars to get ri
jose too, madonna will be performing there. >> that's gonna attract a crowd. >>> local teen fights to become an eagle scout. why his troupe is denying his deem and thousands coming to his -- troop is denying his dream and thousands coming to his aid. >>> here's this morning's tech bites. >>> facebook has reached a new milestone, mark zuckerberg just revealed that the network has one billion active users that translates to one in every -- microsoft will take on apple and google when it unveils windows phone 8 new system on the nokia which will be exclusive to at&t. microsoft event october 29th. starbucks customers can start paying for beverages with iphones. looking to increase airport security without longer lines. japanese company developed gate that can detect presence of bomb-making ingredients in you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. those spots are actually leftover food and detergent residue that can redeposit on your dishware during the rinse cycle. gross. jet-dry rinse agent helps
business here. they say local businesses 10 to be high-end focused. it has little impact on-the-job market overall. 55% of new jobs created are by businesses that are already here and the same for 66% of job losses. >>> wall street will be watching to see which direction google stock will head this morning. shares plunged after disappointing earnings report was accidentally released three hours early yesterday. the report was supposed to have been released after the market closed. not only that, it was published with a space reserved for a quote from ceo page that read: pending larry quote. it has prompted a parody, pending larry twitter account. first tweet reads: whoops. >>> extreme athletes taking over san francisco, part of the embarcadero transformed for the tour which features street style competitions. the tour is paying the city more than $300,000 for the event. the city's office of labor enforcement is investigating whether workers are being paid san francisco's minimum wage after -- [ unintelligible ] the tour is tour free runs through sunday. >>> california sea lion is back in t
that coordinates the government's response to the storm mr. obama reminded people to follow instructions of local officials before he cancelled a scheduled appears in florida. hurricane sandy forced mitt romney to change his plans for the second time in the last few days. romney campaigned in the state of ohio yesterday instead of virginia as planned. his campaign cancelled appearance for tomorrow in new hampshire. romney telling supporters one stop in ohio, our throughouts and prayers where the -- our thoughts and prayers are with the people who are in harm's way. >>> many fans watching on a jumbotron. thousands watched the world series with other giants' fans and share that sweet victory. others lined restaurants and bars in the city. a lot of celebrating there. now they are ready for the parade which will be this wednesday. the planning started days ago when we were heading in the right direction. i didn't say only two more games until we have the world series. i didn't want to jinx us. >> i know, i said full out, because i wasn't superstitious. >> we'll look at sandy of course what is going t
chamber of commerce and local naacp. >>> teens and smartphones, new study finds young people who have them are hooking up more often than those who don't. researchers surveyed 2 1/2 high school stew tens in los angeles -- surveyed 2 thaw high school students . >>> screening for breast cancer saves lives. experts say it can cause more harm than thought. independent panel confirmed findings in the u.s. and other studies the panel says mammograms saves lives of 1300 women every year but at the same time 4,000 -- 4,000 women are overdiagnosed. >>> governor brown scheduled to speak at grand opening of space shuttle endeavour exhibit in los angeles this morning the craft is sitting at its new home. eight rifed there two weeks ago 17 hours -- it arrived there two weeks ago 17 hours after schedule. after 25 missions circling the earth 4700 times the final 12 miles from the l.a. airport to the science center proved to be some of the toughest crews chopped down 400 trees to clear the path for the endeavour. in a matter of hours nasa will update us on the rover mission to mars. curiosity is almost th
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